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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: Philosophy of failing tests
Date Fri, 25 Feb 2005 17:20:52 GMT
Sounds good.  I guess maybe this is what Noel was saying as well.  
Should we name the braches something like jira_DIRLDAP-34?

Tencé, Vincent wrote:

>If this is the case, WDYT of getting a fresh start in a branch? The trunk
>can live as it is until work on the branch is done.
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>- Vincent
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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Alan D. Cabrera [mailto:adc@toolazydogs.com]
>>Sent: February 25, 2005 12:10 PM
>>To: Apache Directory Developers List
>>Subject: Re: Philosophy of failing tests
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>>Noel J. Bergman wrote:
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>>>People who are making changes should test them first.  If 
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>>they are going to
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>>>break something and it will take time to fix, a branch 
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>>should be created so
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>>>that they can continue development IN SOURCE CONTROL without breaking
>>>trunk/.
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>>This is not always the case.  In this situation, the original code is 
>>flawed and the original tests inadequate.  IMO, failing unit 
>>tests does 
>>not break the trunk.  Unit tests are not just regression 
>>tests.  Failing 
>>unit tests are not equivalent to code that does not compile.  JMHO.
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>>Regards,
>>Alan
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